Daily Archives: December 12, 2016

Open Discussion: Week of December 12th

Here’s the open discussion for Phillies’ talk and other topics.

Baseball’s Winter Meetings came and went with just one transaction by the Phillies.  They signed FA reliever, RHP Joaquin Benoit.  As a result, Michael Mariot was designated for assignment.

The meetings ended Friday with the Rule 5 draft.  The Phillies didn’t participate, but saw LHP Hoby Milner selected by the Cleveland Indians during the major league selection process.  During the AAA portion of the draft, the Phillies selected SS Jorge Flores from the Dunedin Blue Jays (FSL) and lost Clearwater’s RHP Jairo Munoz (FSL) to the Tampa Rays. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of December 12th